Healthcare Blog

Are You (and Your Practice) Ready to Bring On an Associate?

Are you ready to hire an associate? Hiring an additional dentist for your practice can have numerous benefits such as growing your practice and providing you with an exit strategy, if you are considering retirement, as the new associate may be a potential buyer of the practice down the road. The problem is many dentists […]

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Having an Effective Record Retention Policy Can Help Save Time, Money, and Trouble

A common issue that all dental practices must address involves how to effectively organize and maintain their records and files. One of the most efficient solutions is for the practice to develop and implement a formal policy for record retention. A record retention policy can help a dental practice streamline business, employee, and patient procedures, […]

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The DEA’s Reschedule of Hydrocodone Combination Products and How It Affects Your Dental Practice

In an attempt to curb the growing misuse of prescription medications, a new reschedule of hydrocodone combination products (“HCPs”) went into effect on October 6, 2014 that rescheduled HCPs from Schedule III to Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act. Pursuant to this reschedule, HCPs, or any drugs that contain a mixture of hydrocodone and […]

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The New Age Word of Mouth: How Online Reviews are Impacting Your Practice

When I am consulting daily with doctors and other small business owners on their online marketing efforts it is almost inevitable that the subject of online reviews naturally comes up.  Typically, this conversation starts out somewhat fear-based, for a majority of doctors feel they have a large lack of control in this arena and in […]

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